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2014-07-29 12:21:18

Free report, recommendations from Mineta National Transit Research Consortium SAN JOSE, Calif., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Mineta National Transit Research Consortium's latest peer-reviewed study, Understanding and Modeling Bus Transit Driver Availability, has tested three models and provided a series of recommendations to help transit agencies plan for a sufficient number of drivers without over-scheduling. Principal investigator was Kaan Ozbay, PhD, working with...

2014-06-30 12:23:07

Mineta National Transit Research Consortium study shows how remanufacturing, recycling, repurposing can work SAN JOSE, Calif., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Although electric and hybrid vehicles are gaining market share, one significant question remains. How can the used lithium-ion batteries be processed post-vehicle application? A new peer-reviewed Mineta National Transit Research Consortium report, Remanufacturing, Repurposing, and Recycling of Post-Vehicle-Application...

2014-06-24 12:22:15

Deputy Executive Director Karen Philbrick assumes leadership SAN JOSE, Calif., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Rod Diridon, Sr., executive director of the Mineta Transportation Institute (MTI) since its 1993 founding at San Jose State University (SJSU), announced his retirement at the Institute's June 21, 2014 annual awards banquet. The Institute's Board of Trustees promoted deputy executive director Karen Philbrick, PhD, into the executive director's position....

2014-06-03 16:20:40

Mineta National Transit Research Consortium studies Portland and Dallas, finds different results SAN JOSE, Calif., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Are new firms more likely to form near rail transit stations? That question is addressed in a new peer-reviewed research report just published by the Mineta National Transit Research Consortium. Two cities were compared - Portland OR and Dallas TX - because each one had relatively new light-rail systems. The report, Transit Access...

2014-04-15 12:21:17

Mineta Transportation Institute's free research report predicts specific positive outcomes. SAN JOSE, Calif., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Could land use plans and transportation policies help to improve people's health? Recent studies are predicting that they can, especially if those plans and policies promote walking, biking, and reduced vehicle use. In its newest peer-reviewed study, Active Travel Co-Benefits of Travel Demand Management Policies that Reduce...

2014-03-25 16:21:01

Mineta NTRC's free report recommends aggressive technology policies and increases in travel costs SAN JOSE, Calif., March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions must be reduced by 50-80 percent by 2050 to limit a global temperature increase of 2 degrees Celsius (or 3.6 degrees Fahrenheit). With vehicles as one of the prime producers, how can the transportation sector address that hurdle? The Mineta National Transit Research Consortium (MNTRC) has just...

2014-03-10 16:20:17

Sherri LeBas, Louisiana Secretary of Transportation, keynotes discussion on women's recruitment, retention, advancement DENVER, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "Women in Transportation: Recruitment, Retention, and Advancement," hosted by the University of Denver's National Center for Intermodal Transportation (NCIT), is set for Wednesday, April 9, at the Cable Center, 2000 Buchtel Blvd., Denver. Sherri LeBas, Louisiana Secretary of Transportation, will keynote the opening...

2014-03-05 16:20:20

Public is invited on Friday, March 28, at San Jose State University SAN JOSE, Calif., March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The International Green Industry Hall of Fame (IGIHOF) will honor several businesses and individuals for their commitment to a cleaner world. The fourth annual conference and induction ceremony, "Bridging the Environment and Technology," will be held Friday, March 28, at the San Jose State University (SJSU) Student Union. This year's event will feature...

2014-02-20 08:28:10

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research Solutions, Inc. (RSSS), a pioneer in facilitating the flow of information from the publishers of scientific, technical, and medical content to enterprise customers in Life Sciences and other research intensive organizations around the world, today announced that company President and CEO Peter Derycz has joined the International Advisory Council at the School of Library & Information Science at San Jose State University (SJSU)....

2013-12-30 12:20:25

Mineta National Transit Research Consortium report offers performance criteria for Washington and other cities SAN JOSE, Calif., Dec. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Could transit reliability help to reduce congestion and pollution in urban districts by stimulating more ridership? A new peer-reviewed research report, Reliability of Bus Transit Schedules in Washington DC, proposes that greater reliability of transit schedules could motivate more people to leave their vehicles at...


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